The Boise State Broncos visit Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday to play the UNLV Rebels. Boise State improved to 4-0 on the season following its 30-19 victory over Air Force. The Broncos had a bye week this week and used that to shore up the defense as Boise State lost its top tackler linebacker Ezekiel Noa to a torn ACL and broken wrist. In the victory over Air Force, Hank Bachmeier passed for 263 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
UNLV fell to 1-3 with its third straight loss after falling to the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday 53-17. UNLV was the first to score on a 40-yard field goal by Daniel Gutierrez and then took a lead of 10-7 on a 54-yard pass from quarterback Armani Rogers to Giovanni Fauolo Sr. just prior to the end of the first quarter, but UNLV gave up 26 second quarter points to trail at the half 33-10.
Hank Bachmeier leads Boise State with 1.190 yards passing, six touchdowns and three interceptions. Robert Mahone leads the Broncos in rushing with 288 yards and four touchdowns. CT Thomas leads all receivers with 283 yards and three touchdowns. The leading tackler for Boise State is Sonatane Lui with 24.
Armani Rogers has thrown for 393 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions for UNLV while rushing for 204 yards and two touchdowns. The leading rusher for the Rebels is Charles Williams with 472 yards and six touchdowns. Randal Grimes leads UNLV in receiving with 175 yards and one touchdown. Evan Austrie leads all UNLV tacklers with 33.